Site Upgraded…

February 25th, 2012 | Bob Tahar

I have upgrade the website and moved. Please click HERE to go to the updated blog.

D5100 Video Test - KL Bird Park

December 24th, 2011 | Bob Tahar


This is a test of the D5100 video features. Shot with Nikkor 70-300VR hand held. No color grading and applied Sony Vegas Pro stabilizer on some of the footage.

Some of the thing that I need to get used to is the AE lock and the black bar on the LCD screen when enter into video mode. The black bar for the 16×9 format only come to active when record button activate. This caused some of the pre-focus / composed object got it head cut. AE lock is very important features to maintain the exposure of the footage from changing while filming.

It’s easy to control… no problem for me with the absent of manual video control. The articulating LCD screen is great and very handy to have it.

D5100 Field Test - KL Bird Park

December 21st, 2011 | Bob Tahar

This is an outing to test my newly acquired Nikon D5100. I sold my D90 to buy this because I have the D7000 but got problem matching the color between D90 & D7000 when used them together for photography job. Since D5100 used the same sensor and the same technology (even better) as D7000, I decide to purchase this camera.

I love the color reproduction of D7000 especially on blue & red and the D5100 offers similar result. The high ISO control that I see is way better than D90 and nearly as good as D7000. Another main reason for me to buy this camera is for Video work… a backup camera for D7000, even it doesn’t have full manual control on video… but I manage to work around it.

Nikon has skimp down the control button on D5100, but from past experience with D40 & D5000, its a no biggie for me… changing setting is a breeze. I also bought The Octopus 3rd Party Battery Grip, due to it small size and my big hand. The grip fit perfectly and work flawlessly.

All and all, I satisfied with this purchase.. a recommended buy for a beginner and enthusiast alike.

All images shot with Nikkor 70-300 VR.

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AmBank Paintball Challenge (2) 2011

November 20th, 2011 | Bob Tahar

This is The AmBank Paintball Challenge that was held for the 2nd time in 2011. Previous was on Feb.

The event held at Malaysia Paintball Academy, Padang Astaka, PJ.
Shot with D90 + Nikkor 70-300vr

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Nazli & Nurul - Nikah | Putrajaya

November 20th, 2011 | Bob Tahar

11.11.11… Tarikh yang menjadi impian banyak pasangan untuk menjadikannya hari yang dikenang sebagai hari pernikahan mereka.

Majlis pernikahan Nazli & Nurul yang diadakan di Masjid Putra, Putrajaya. Selamat Pengantin Baru kepada kedua mempelai.

Kredit kepada My Creative Pixel Studio.

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Qurban 2011 - Taman Melewar

November 6th, 2011 | Bob Tahar

The ‘Ibadah of Qurban held at my neighborhood. This year we sacrifices 14 cows & 2 goats… a new records for the highest slaughter. Seem we break the record every single year.

Shot with D7000 + Samyang 85/1.4 & 8mm Fisheye.

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KAG Paintball Pre-Tournament Training

October 26th, 2011 | Bob Tahar

This is a training session for the teams participate in 2011 KAG Paintball Tournament next month at Malaysia Paintball Academy, PJ.

Because this is a training session.. I shot the game with the hardest way possible… using a Samyang prime lens 85/1.4 & 8mm fisheye… manual focus lens.. & D7000.

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Majlis Perkahwinan Azhar & Zura

October 3rd, 2011 | Bob Tahar


Majlis perkahwinan pasangan mempelai Azhar & Zura. Majlis pernikahan serta resepsi diadakan di Laman Pengantin Desa Melawati pada 24 September 2011.

Selamat Pengantin Baru

Video dirakam menggunakan Olympus Pen E-PL1 & untuk pertama kalinya Nikon D7000.